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The Tulsa American Film Festival Offers the Oklahoma Premiere of a New Doc Profiling Wilma Mankiller
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The 2017 Tulsa American Film Festival, or TAFF, showcasing indie features and shorts from across the United States — with a focus on local, classic, student, Native American, and Okie-rooted films — continues here in T-Town at several different venues. Tonight, the 13th, the TAFF will present the Oklahoma Premiere of a new documentary film […]

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The Brooklyn Navy Yard Meets the Great American Novel in "Manhattan Beach"
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On this edition of ST, we chat with the New York-based author and journalist Jennifer Egan, whose newest novel, the much-praised “Manhattan Beach,” is just out. As was noted of this book in a starred review in Kirkus: “After stretching the boundaries of fiction in myriad ways…Egan does perhaps the only thing left that could […]

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The Mind-Body Connection…at the Movies: ST Medical Monday Explores "All the Rage: Saved by Sarno"
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On this edition of ST Medical Monday, we learn about the remarkable life and work of Dr. John Sarno, who died earlier this year at 93. As was noted in his New York Times obituary , Dr. Sarno was “a doctor at New York University whose controversial books on the psychological origins of chronic pain […]

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ST Medical Monday: "When Breath Becomes Air"
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On this edition of our program, we speak with the California-based physician and writer Lucy Kalanithi. Her late husband Paul, also a physician, wrote the bestselling memoir, “When Breath Becomes Air,” in the final months of his life. (He died of lung cancer before his 40th birthday.) As was noted of this short yet powerful […]

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Getting to Know the Newly Hired Team-Leader for the GKFF's Birth through Eight Strategy
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Our guest on this edition of ST is Sophia Pappas, who formerly led the pioneering initiative to bring “universal pre-K” to the New York City Public Schools. Pappas now resides in Tulsa, as she was recently hired by the Tulsa-based George Kaiser Family Foundation, the nonprofit social-justice and civic-enhancement organization funded by local billionaire and […]

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"Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist" at Gilcrease
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On this installment of StudioTulsa, we learn about the work of Kay WalkingStick, a widely celebrated American landscape artist who once referred to herself as “a New York painter and a Cherokee woman.” Now 82, and equally (and impressively) adept in both abstract and representational styles, WalkingStick is the subject of a newly opened retrospective […]

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Tom Manhart, a TU Art Professor for Decades, Is Remembered in a New Two-Venue Exhibition
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On this edition of our show, we learn about “Eloquent Craftsman: Tom Manhart and His Students,” a new exhibition focusing on the artwork and teaching career of Thomas A. Manhart, a thoughtful and influential sculptor who was a much-admired professor of art at TU from 1963 to 1993. This exhibition — setting the work of […]

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Journalist and Author Glenn Frankel Offers "High Noon," the Story Behind a Beloved Hollywood Western
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On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Frankel about his new book, “High Noon.” It’s a detailed history focused on the making of one of Hollywood’s most popular, and most critically acclaimed, Westerns. It’s also, as we learn on today’s program, a quite deliberate if veiled parable about the […]

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A "Give and Take" Conversation with NPR White House Correspodent Scott Horsely
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What’s a “typical day at the office” like for a reporter who’s been assigned to cover the White House? How often do presidents traveling on Air Force One actually stroll to the back of the plane and chat with journalists? How much prep work goes (or doesn’t go) into the annual White House Turkey Pardon, […]

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